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Early Evaluation of Lost Profits Claims by In-House Counsel

In the Fall 2018 edition of Inside, the publication of the Corporate Counsel Section of the NY State Bar Association, DRD Partner Josh Rievman addresses the recoverability of lost profits,…

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NTSB Finds Recreational Drone Operator Caused Crash with Army BlackHawk Helicopter

The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”) has found that a collision between a US Army BlackHawk helicopter and a recreational drone was caused by the drone operator’s failure to see…

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FAA Grants CNN Waiver to Operate Drones Over the General Public

The FAA has granted CNN a first of its kind waiver allowing the news network to operate drones over the general public. UAS operations over people not involved in the…

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FAA Reports Dramatic Increase in Unauthorized Drones Operating Near Aircraft and Airports

The FAA reported  a substantial increase in the number of unauthorized drone sightings by pilots around and near U.S. airports and other locations. According to the FAA, there were 874…

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FAA Settles $1.9 Million Case Against Commercial Drone Operator

The FAA announced that it had settled a $1.9 million civil penalty case it had brought against SkyPan International, Inc. for unauthorized drone (or unmanned aircraft system (“UAS”)) flights over New…

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